Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: veterans

End this hidden risk to military families

As we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, let’s ensure service members and their families are no longer required to relinquish their rights in the name of freedom.

The War Within Initiative helps pay off $5 million in medical...

The fundraising drive "sparked the compassion of donors" to lift the medical debt of service members, veterans and their families.

Blue Water Veterans Now Get Agent Orange Rights

January 29, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released a decision which marks a seismic shift in the field...

VA shadow rulers had sway over contracting and budgeting

New disclosures and investigations are straining the three Trump associates’ relationship with the new VA secretary.

How America’s perpetual warfare abroad is fueling an increase in white...

“If you look for instance at the surges in Ku Klux Klan membership, they align more consistently with the return of veterans from combat and the aftermath of war than they do with anti-immigration, populism, economic hardship or any of the other factors that historians have typically used to explain them."

The stories war tells me

A veteran and parent can’t stop thinking about the war he fought.

Don’t let Trump betray veterans

Is the Trump administration working on a scheme fronted by the billionaire Koch brothers to "privatize" the VA health system?

This veteran with PTSD is building a free tiny house community...

Donnie Davis is creating a micro-housing community in Franklinville, New Jersey that will provide shelter, counseling, and therapy animals to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder – and it will all be provided free of charge.

Turning the moral injury of war into moral outrage for change

Our job is to turn moral injury into moral outrage and transform the United States into an exceptional humanitarian nation.

Veterans return to Standing Rock to act as human shields against...

This is a clear sign that the fight between water protectors and law enforcement is far from over.

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

If none of this happens, then America will be a nation that continues to drift aimlessly, having no vision of the country’s future directions, and continuing down a path leading to nowhere.